The 48 Hour Film Project

The Houston 48 Hour Film Project

See below for 2013 results.
For more information on 2014, click here...

The Judges Have Spoken!

Our panel of judges has made its decision. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners!

Best Use of Character
"Let It Come Down" by Stagger Lee Presents
Honorable Mention: "Crouching Ninja, Hidden Agenda" by 4th Collective by Shabango Productions
Honorable Mention: "The Sidekick" by Gobo Gang

Best Use of Prop [tie]
"Counter Play" by Inhale.Exhale
"The Cure" by Popular Outcast Productions
Honorable Mention: "Curve Ball" by Echo Pictures
Honorable Mention: "Retribution" by InOurSity Films

Best Use of Line [tie]
"Recreational Indiscretions" by Juxtapose
"The Replacement" by Gin & Tonic
Honorable Mention: "Rabit Hole" by Low Carbs
Honorable Mention: "Simon Says" by Earth Sandwich

Best Use of Genre [tie]
"1080P" by Seeing Eye Cat Productions
"Cyril HX" by Action Seal
Honorable Mention: "Car-Ma" by Hamster Reel
Honorable Mention: "Retribution" by InOurSity Films

Best Location
"1080P" by Seeing Eye Cat Productions
Honorable Mention: "Crouching Ninja, Hidden Agenda" by 4th Collective by Shabango Productions

Best Song
"Crouching Ninja, Hidden Agenda" by 4th Collective by Shabango Productions
Honorable Mention: "Rabbit Hole" by Low Carbs

Best Set Design
"Analog" by Tercar Cinema Productions
Honorable Mention: "1080P" by Seeing Eye Cat Productions
Honorable Mention: "Let It Come Down" by Stagger Lee Presents

Cutest Film
"What I Did On My Vacation" by Kid Filmz

Funniest Death Scene [tie]
"Car-Ma" by Hamster Reel
"Coercive" by AutmnChild Productions
Honorable Mention: "The Sidekick" by Gobo Gang

Best Twist Ending [tie]
"Counter Play" by Inhale.Exhale
"Simon Says" by Earth Sandwich
Honorable Mention: "Recreational Indiscretions" by Juxtapose

Best Ending [tie]
"Car-Ma" by Hamster Reel
"The Replacement" by Gin & Tonic
Honorable Mention: "The Cure" by Popular Outcast Productions

Best Soundtrack
"Car-Ma" by Hamster Reel
Honorable Mention: "Rabbit Hole" by Low Carbs

Most Inappropriate Use of Teddy Bear
"Dream Girl" by OCD Films

Best Opening [tie]
"Crouching Ninja, Hidden Agenda" by 4th Collective by Shabango Productions
"Never Die Twice" by Films For Actors
Honorable Mention: "Simon Says" by Earth Sandwich

Most Improved [tie]
"Analog" by Tercar Cinema Productions
"Curve Ball" by Echo Pictures
Honorable Mention: "Retribution" by InOurSity Films

Special Jury Award for Outstanding Film [tie]
"1080P" by Seeing Eye Cat Productions
"Analog" by Tercar Cinema Productions
"Counter Play" by Inhale.Exhale
"Cyril HX" by Action Seal
"Let It Come Down" by Stagger Lee Presents
"The Cure" by Popular Outcast Productions
"The Replacement" by Gin & Tonic
"The Sidekick" by Gobo Gang

Best Costumes
"The Sidekick" by Gobo Gang
Honorable Mention: "Crouching Ninja, Hidden Agenda" by 4th Collective by Shabango Productions
Honorable Mention: "Rabit Hole" by Low Carbs

Best Choreography
"Bushido" by Team Greater Heights

Best Special Effects [tie]
"Bushido" by Team Greater Heights
"Rabit Hole" by Low Carbs
Honorable Mention: "Curve Ball" by Echo Pictures
Honorable Mention: "The Cure" by Popular Outcast Productions

Best Graphics
"Cyril HX" by Action Seal

Best Sound Design [tie]
"1080P" by Seeing Eye Cat Productions
"Curve Ball" by Echo Pictures
Honorable Mention: "Analog" by Tercar Cinema Productions
Honorable Mention: "The Sidekick" by Gobo Gang

Best Musical Score [tie]
"Analog" by Tercar Cinema Productions
"Let It Come Down" by Stagger Lee Presents
Honorable Mention: "Pretty Boi" by HCC Movie Makers
Honorable Mention: "Retribution" by InOurSity Films

Best Cinematography [tie]
"1080P" by Seeing Eye Cat Productions
"Let It Come Down" by Stagger Lee Presents
Honorable Mention: "Analog" by Tercar Cinema Productions
Honorable Mention: "Pretty Boi" by HCC Movie Makers

Best Editing [tie]
"1080P" by Seeing Eye Cat Productions
"Let It Come Down" by Stagger Lee Presents
Honorable Mention: "Retribution" by InOurSity Films

Best Actress
Gina Gheller in "Retribution" by InOurSity Films
Honorable Mention: Syke McCole Bartusiak in "Bushido" by Team Greater Heights

Best Actor
Frank Yurcak in "Life Guide" by The Green Dress

Best Ensemble Acting [tie]
"Analog" by Tercar Cinema Productions
"Let It Come Down" by Stagger Lee Presents
Honorable Mention: "Counter Play" by Inhale.Exhale
Honorable Mention: "Curve Ball" by Echo Pictures

Best Writing
"Analog" by Tercar Cinema Productions
Honorable Mention: "Let It Come Down" by Stagger Lee Presents
Honorable Mention: "The Cure" by Popular Outcast Productions

Best Directing [tie]
"1080P" by Seeing Eye Cat Productions
"Let It Come Down" by Stagger Lee Presents
Honorable Mention: "Pretty Boi" by HCC Movie Makers
Honorable Mention: "The Sidekick" by Gobo Gang

Second Runner Up for Best Film
"The Replacement" by Gin & Tonic

Runner Up for Best Film
"Let It Come Down" by Stagger Lee Presents

Best Film
"Analog" by Tercar Cinema Productions

Houston 48HFP Audience Awards

The audience has spoken! The following teams won the audience awards for their respective screenings. Congratulations!

Audience Award Winner: Group A
"Synapse" by Cask Studios
Honorable Mention: "The Replacement" by Gin & Tonic
Honorable Mention: "Recreational Indiscretions" by Juxtapose

Audience Award Winner: Group B [tie]
"Cyril HX" by Action Seal
"Let It Come Down" by Stagger Lee Presents
Honorable Mention: "Car-Ma" by Hamster Reel
Honorable Mention: "Exodus" by Fat Kids On the Block Film Crew

Audience Award Winner: Group C
"Analog" by Tercar Cinema Productions
Honorable Mention: "The Sidekick" by Gobo Gang
Honorable Mention: "Counter Play" by Inhale.Exhale

Audience Award Winner: Group D
"Crouching Ninja, Hidden Agenda" by 4th Collective by Shabango Productions
Honorable Mention: "Rabbit Hole" by Low Carbs
Honorable Mention: "Dream Girl" by OCD Films
Honorable Mention: "Pretty Boi" by HCC Movie Makers

Audience Award Winner: Group E [tie]
"D.I.C.K.S." by Full Immersion Films
"Simon Says" by Earth Sandwich
Honorable Mention: "Never Die Twice" by Film For Actors

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Photo by Daniel Arizpe.


Required Elements

Character  Susan or Simon Frances, Teacher
Prop  a dollar bill
Line  "I can do that."


Best Film of Houston 2013

"Analog" by Tercar Cinema Productions (Romance)



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Registered Teams

4thCollective by Shabango Productions, Nicholas Urbano
Action Seal, Ubaid Seth
Ashford Studios, Fernando Trujano
AutumnChild Productions, Laura Heuston
Ben Deco Productions, Erik Sanchez
Broccoli Lumberjacks , Bryant Alcantara
Broheim Productions, Gerry Swift
Burn the Reel, Michael Escamilla
Cask Studios, Alvin Morris
Chrimatistikos, Nicola Matrangolo
Cone Man Running Productions, Christine Weems
Dark Sun Film, Sean Elder
Diffusion Productions, Sirkon Ash
Earth Sandwich, Lauren Tunnell
Echo Pictures, Brandon Curless
Elbowpit, Jeromy Barber
Europa, Julitta Pourciau
Fake Shemps, Melelani Petersen
Fat Kids On the Block Film Crew, Christian Briones
Films For Actors, Mark Baird
Full Immersion Films, Ross McNevin
Gin & Tonic, Gin Yu
Gobo Gang, Justin Back
Hamster Reel, Ryan Haberern
HCC Movie Makers, Erik Calderon
HCC Underdogs, Omar Agha
Inhale.Exhale, Drew Easton
InOurSity Films, William Madrid
Juxtapose , Darci McFerran
Kid Filmz, Carla Rudichuk
Long Paper Productions, Joshua Van Horn
Low Carbs, Babu Sundaram
ManateeM, Paul Eakin
OCD Films, Peter Malek
Perfect Time To Panic Productions, Gary "Steve" Kennedy
Pin Deck Productions, Monica Williams
Popular Outcast Productions, Jennifer Cuesta
Praxinoscope, Ron Radom
RandomProFilms, Wynn Oliver
Renaissance Head, Taylor Likens
Seeing Eye Cat Productions, David Wallace
SINematographers, Grace Lee
Stagger Lee Presents, Matthew Carter
Stavi Productions, Andrew Stavis
Sulfur Falcon Productions, Charles Denniston
Sweet Baby Jesus, Michael Darling
Team Greater Heights, Darryl Perrilloux
Team Last Minute, James Hurst
Tellurion Filmworks, Omar Becerra
Tercar Cinema Productions, Michael Shea
The Green Dress, Tricia Yurcak
The Specials, Karen Martinez
Two Cent Productions, Joey Hancock
Wobbly, David Swearengin